Puget Spice® crab apple trees

Malus domestica 'Puget Spice'

  • Picking season: Mid
  • Pollination group: 3
  • Uses: Cooking
  • Uses: Juice
  • Uses: Hard cider

Puget Spice is considered a crab-apple because of the fruit size, but its parentage is mainstream apples. Strangely, it is far more akin to hard cider apples, and its tannin levels would classify it as a bittersharp.

Puget Spice crab apple trees for sale

Item
Mature height*
Price
Quantity
1-year Puget Spice crab apple trees bare-root
Small (6ft-9ft) mature height
$29.00
Out of stock
1-year Puget Spice crab apple trees bare-root
B.118 rootstock
Large (10ft-16ft) mature height
$29.00
Out of stock
1-year Puget Spice crab apple trees bare-root
Full-size (16ft-24ft) mature height
$29.00
Out of stock

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Historical details

Puget Spice was developed at Washington State University, from two mainstream apples - Alkmene and Prima.

Puget Spice characteristics

Using

  • Picking season: Mid
  • Uses: Cooking Juice Hard cider
  • Cropping: Good
  • Keeping (of fruit): 2-3 weeks
  • Juice style: Bittersharp (cider)

Growing

  • Pollination group: 3
  • Vigour: Average vigour

Disease resistance

  • Mildew: Very resistant
  • Scab: Very resistant

Climate

  • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F) Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
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